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Neurology & Stroke Clinic

Neurology is a medical specialty concerned  with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord peripheral nerve, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system.

A stroke or “Brain attack“ happens when blood flow to a part of the brain is blocked due to clot or leakage of blood occurs in brain. Early action can minimize brain damage and potential complications.

In India, stroke is a leading cause of death and disability in young population. Stroke can affect the entire body. It can cause paralysis on one side, both sides, loss of speech and thinking, inability to walk and can render one bed ridden.

There are 2 major kinds of stroke-

Ischemic Stroke is caused by a clot in blood vessel in a brain. 80% of the strokes is ischemic stroke.

Hemorrhagic Stroke is caused by a ruptured blood vessel leading to a blood clot. 20% of the cases are hemorrhagic.

People with the following factors are at a higher risk of having a stroke

  • People aged 55 and above, men are more susceptible
  • Family history of stroke
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Chain smokers
  • Diabetic
  • Obese & overweight
  • Cardiac disease
  • Previous stroke orb transient ischemic attack (TIA)
  • Use of birth control or other hormone therapy
  • Cocaine use
  • Heavy use of alcohol
  • Depression

Symptoms of stroke

Within a few minutes of having a stroke, brain cells begin to die and symptoms appear. It is important to recognize these early symptoms, as prompt treatment is crucial to recovery. Common symptoms include:

  • Sudden or acute onset of dizziness or unconsciousness
  • Trouble walking, loss of balance and coordination
  • Speech problems
  • Numbness, weakness, or paralysis on one side of the body
  • Blurred, blackened or double vision
  • Sudden severe headache

Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation is a critical aspect of stroke care. Our rehabilitation programme includes

  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Dysphagia Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Continent Advisor
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Advice on orthodontics and vocational counselling

Our physiotherapy and rehabilitation doctors and staff specializes in helping stroke patients regain their independence.

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Khetarpal Hospital,
F-95, Bali Nagar,
Main Najafgarh Road,
Near Ramesh Nagar Metro Station,
New Delhi-110015

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Phone Numbers: 011-45515100 (30 Lines)

Mobile Numbers: 9910116211, 9999101910

Toll Free: 1800-116-211

E-mail : khetarpalhospital@gmail.com